Baby for Pa. couple who lost 7 children in fire

A neighbor stands near the fire ravaged farmhouse of Theodore and Janelle Clouse Wednesday, March 9, 2011, in Loysville Pa. Seven Clouse children including a 7-month-old infant, perished in a fast-moving fire at the home early Wednesday morning, March 9, 2011, while their mother milked cows and their father dozed in a milk truck down the road. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

June 21, 2011 11:26:22 AM PDT
The Pennsylvania parents who lost seven of their eight children in a farmhouse fire three months ago have a new son.

The Patriot-News of Harrisburg reported Monday that Gabriel Nelson Clouse was born Friday to Ted and Janelle Clouse.

Grandfather Noah Sauder tells the paper that the family is living in their newly built house on their dairy farm near Loysville in Perry County, about 30 miles from Harrisburg.

Investigators weren't able to pinpoint a cause for the March 8 fire. Six girls and a boy, all under 12, died of smoke inhalation.

Janelle Clouse was milking cows in the barn and Ted Clouse was making rounds in a milk truck when the blaze began. Their 3-year-old daughter, Leah, ran from the house to alert her mother and wasn't harmed.

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